Thanks...I¹m going to get into it as soon as I finish my present Le Silence
de la Pluie (O silencio da chuva) with Inspector Espinosa created by
Brazilian author Luis Alfredo Garcia-Rosa...excellent so far...translated
and published in English by Picador...some of his books have been reviwed by
Thanks again for the tip and the info.
Apparently he¹s originally from Alabama and now lives in NYC...
On 7/24/08 4:51 PM, "cptpipes2000" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Steve asked re: Thomas H. Cook
>> > Sounds very tempting...can you tells us a bit more about him?...his
>> > style...his topics...???
> I am happy to recommend Thomas H. Cook to anyone who enjoys the usual
> fare we discuss on this list. I consider many of his books as
> hardboiled and/or as noir as any number of writers we often discuss.
> A major theme throughout his work is regret, as he often tells stories
> from the point of view of of an older person in the present who is
> remembering a tragic event from the past.
> He wrote several true crime books and a detective series in the 80s,
> but I think he really hit his stride with EVIDENCE OF BLOOD in 1991.
> MORTAL MEMORY and THE CHATHAM SCHOOL AFFAIR are from that same era and
> are also favorites.
> Of his more recent work, RED LEAVES is probably my favorite.
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